Help a couple of artists rehabilitate an 18th Century ex-monastery in Burgundy, France



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    Help needed with simple physical building work, landscaping, removing old plaster from walls, painting, wall papering...
    An old Franciscan monastery from around 1700 AC.
    A couple of young (70/77) artists - sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, photo...
    Discover Southern Burgundy in a region known for its unique Romanesque architecture (Cluny, Paray-le-Monial and many more) and off course its famous Charolais Beef !

    Less than two hours from Lyon, Paris (TGV), Geneva (car).
    We have our studios and normally in summer (July/August) we organizse different art events. Not this year because of the move and the building project.
    We hope to reopen in 2020 especially as it is the tenth anniversary of the Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Marcigny (71)

    We have one cat.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Entretien général
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    S’occuper des animaux
    Pratique d’une langue
    Projets artistiques
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

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  • Aide


    We have to renovate the oldest part of the buildings to create a new habitat and artists studios.
    We plan to do this in an sustainable manner. There will be a variety of work, carpentry, electricity, plumbing...

    Work in the mornings and in the afternoon we can take you around the sights, eventually to concerts, showings...

  • Langues parlées

    Allemand: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Courant

  • Hébergement


    There is a comfortable campingcar which could accommodate 2/3 (couples welcomed).
    There is accommodation for two singles or two couples in the house.
    We propose to share household duties including cooking...
    Looking after 'guest' the way we see it being quite demanding, we cannot envisage long term stay, one week is the ideal but we remain "open"...

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Please tell us what are your interest and we will tell you if you will be able to fill your free time...
    We like traveling so will gladly show you around the region and could even plan trips further away.
    We can easily fetch you from Lyon's St. Exupery airport or at the closest train stations (we can help you plan this).

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4-5 to be discussed :)

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